Principal Ecologist / Technical Director - Yorkshire

Job Title: Principal Ecologist / Technical Director - Yorkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH25738
Contact Name: Paul Carter
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Principal or Technical Director - Ecology - Leeds

My client is looking for a commercially aware ecologist to lead their Yorkshire based team.

Primary Responsibilities

Leading and mentoring a team of ecologists working on a variety of projects.

Ecological project management.

Business development.

Preparation of ecological impact studies, feasibility studies, and scheme reports for projects.

Resolution of technical issues as they occur fora range of areas across projects and for the monitoring of progress


An honours degree in ecology or related field.


Eligibility for CEnv.

Proven experience of most aspects of ecological projects.

Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.

Thorough understanding of biodiversity legislation pertinent to the UK and Europe.

Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.

Management experience.

High level of personal responsibility.

Adaptable and flexible approach to different project requirements.

Good IT skills



Postgraduate degree.

Protected species licence(s).

Full current driving licence.

Project management experience.

An ecological specialism.